Monthly Archives: July 2011

This is an English Binge

(because I’ve spoken only Spanish all a week and writing in English feels totally weird) Ok, this post is a lil long. In fact, I might even recommend reading it in two parts… but make sure you stop at an … Continue reading

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On Discos and Meglatons

A fail: The most popular chain grocery store here is called “Disco,” but Argentines appear to be blissfully unaware of this. For instance, whenever I ask where the nearest Disco is, they think I’m using it in the Central American way … Continue reading

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COPA COPA COPA/ ¡Viva México!

TUESDAY: ONE OF TOP 10 MOST EXCITING DAYS IN MI VIDA Background information: The Mexican soccer team for the Copa had this big scandal about prostitutes that got the 8 starting players kicked out of the tournament. Therefore, Mexico is … Continue reading

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“I would, but I don’t wanna get robbed…”

Things I would do more if I wasn’t afraid of being robbed (a fear that has been inflated by the fact that a classmate was robbed three times over the course of two weeks):  Identify myself as a foreigner my unfurling … Continue reading

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Castellano, a veces

The language: So most of you probably heard me talk about how I would completely immerse myself in Spanish here by eschewing any and every situation in which I would be speaking English. Unfortunately, I have encountered a conundrum: if … Continue reading

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